Debate on state and local tax deduction ignores its origins

Matthew Chase  |  January 14, 2020

Op-ed by Matthew Chase, includes “… Rather than today's ‘red versus blue’ or ‘rich versus poor’ paradigms, the SALT deduction, based on an earlier precedent established during the Civil War, was focused on preventing federal intrusion and dominance over state and local taxation. … Matthew D. Chase is the CEO/Executive Director of the National Association of Counties (NACo), based in Washington, D.C. NACo is the voice of America's 3,069 county governments, representing nearly 40,000 county elected officials and more than 3.6 million county employees. …”

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